Opening: The neighborhood went dark at noon on a Thursday. The music in the air stopped. Mr. Renicker’s grown-up daughter Shanna had a stereo playing punk rock from her second story bedroom on that sunny August day, and the sound just stopped dead, as if it had been bitten off.
“You know what?” he gave me his trying-to-be-crazy smile. “We’ll make hot dogs – outside!”
Very short story, just right for a torch-under-the-chin-in-the-dark Hallowe’en reading evening. Source
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4* Sinful Folk